Byrnes Announces Library Construction Awards

Assemblywoman Marjorie Byrnes (R,C-Caledonia) today announced the New York State Education Department and New York State Library Association have approved construction awards to public libraries in the 133rd Assembly District. Awards are supported throughout the state by a $34 million capital fund appropriation in the state budget.

Construction awards received in district include:

  • Caledonia Library Association: $66,041 for renovations including a new roof, HVAC system, windows, electrical upgrades, masonry work, carpeting, asbestos abatement, and electronic tech upgrade.
  • Cohocton Public Library: $45,000 for renovations of the community room for improved space accessibility and bathroom ADA compliance.
  • Wadsworth Library (Geneseo): $379,492 for renovation of the upper floor for a larger children’s area, adding a business center and teen area, and expanding the meeting room.

“I am extremely appreciative for the awards given to upgrade library systems within our district and throughout the state,” said Byrnes. “Public libraries serve readers of all ages, and with the renovations now made possible, I hope that more residents will make use of the wonderful resources provided.”